Service Technician Intern - Waterloo

Harrison Truck Centers



This position will work approximately 25 hours per week at Harrison Truck Centers. Work hours are flexible based upon class schedule and may lead to full-time employment upon graduation of the Diesel Technology program.

Through a paid internship, Harrison Truck Centers provides students with the opportunity to develop real-world skills by working with senior level technicians that help mentor your development. As a Diesel Technician Intern, you will assist in troubleshooting, repairing heavy diesel engines and a shop environment.

The Service Technician performs quality repairs and maintenance on vehicles while maintaining a safe and productive work environment. The responsibilities and core functions are as follows:


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Receive repair orders from shop foreman and/or service advisor and take to stall area

Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards

Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform repair

Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts

Save and tag parts if the job is under warranty or if requested by the customer

Examine the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required

Advise Service Advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the time promised

Document work performed legibly and accurately electronically

Keep abreast of factory technical bulletins

Keep shop area neat and clean and be able to account for all dealership-owned tools at all times

Understand and follow federal, state and local regulations, such as those governing the disposal of hazardous wastes.

Follow federal, state and dealership safety standards


High school degree or the equivalent

Currently enrolled in Diesel Technology program


General mechanical skills

Manual dexterity


This is a physically demanding position. Will stand up to eight hours per shift. Will lift parts weighing in excess of 70 pounds several times during each shift and use hoist and test equipment as needed. They will stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, and feel. They will use hand and power tools. Will be exposed to noise, vibration, dust, exhaust fumes and other hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Road-testing of vehicles may be required. The technician will be required to wear a dealership uniform when working at all times. PandoLogic. Category: Automotive, Keywords: Automotive Technician

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